Kaaba

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Synonyms for Kaaba

(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine

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Vint argues that for Irene, a woman rescued from a rigid 1950s-American-style patriarchal social order by Ernst and recruited by him into the Trans Temp agency, encountering the Ka'abah culture and its even more rigid patriarchal order enables her to comprehend that Ernst and the softer patriarchal order he represents still have power over her.
Also, even though Vint, a self-proclaimed second-wave feminist, makes passing reference to the "Orientalism" (84) of Irene's attitude to Ka'abah (a representation of a culture that is clearly based on Arab or Islamic cultures), she proceeds to ignore the politics of Russ's representation of Ka'abah.
Located a few steps away from the Holy Ka'abah and overlooking the King Abdul Aziz Gate, the Ma.
President Gul spent the first night of his state visit to Saudi Arabia in Mecca to visit the Ka'abah which was regarded by Muslims as the House of God and the objective of their pilgrimages.